have you ever felt confused reading 1 Corinthians? Did it seem like Paul was inconsistent, or even contradicting himself? Thanks to Dr. Bilezikian for sussing out why!
In such a beautiful place, with great mounds of gold and silver, with every possible treasure, a magical place with the music of rippling rivers, peaceful breezes, and joyful flowers, the harmony of wholeness and health, there was warning.
The sanctity of human life, so hotly debated today, finds its roots right here, in this profound, solitary, transcendent moment, when inert carbon particles, packed together with antediluvian mist, became a living breathing person.
By 100 A.D. all the writings of the apostles had been confirmed and were quoted as scripture.
The church, then, is to be the display of God’s original intent—that humanity together, without ranking, govern not each other, but the earth, with the same pleasure, grace, joy, satisfaction, and measured time that God Himself has.
God designed humanity to prosper and be blessed according to the principles in His law, just like our universe prospers and blesses us because it works as it was designed to do, it follows the laws of physics and nature.
From tranquility to tumult, covering a vast span of time and yet also the tiniest increment of a moment, less than a blink, God spoke, and it was so. God spoke the equation for light, a language we now know, the language of physics, and there was light.
Like a constantly moving kaleidoscope, the earth was a swirl of movement and hue.
Being called to dinner would break into my Bible world, and I would have to emerge into the dinginess of my real life.
I had been given a book, this beautiful book. Books must be read; it was my duty, and my responsibility. I had been entrusted with it, I must honor the trust. I suspected that it would have something in it about Jesus.